Mon, 4 June 2012
Jimmy Durante was born in New York City in 1893, and he played ragtime piano in honky-tonks when he was still in junior high.
P.S. The Petrillo joke at the beginning of the show refers to the musicians union boss who forbid union musicians to record music in the mid-1940s (in a bid for higher royalties for musicians).
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Category:oldtimeradio -- posted at: 10:46am CDT